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English definition of “MOT”

MOT

noun [C]     /ˌem.əʊˈtiː/ US  /-oʊˈ-/
a test that all UK road vehicles more than three years old have to pass each year in order to prove that they are safe to drive : The car will fail its MOT if we don't get the brakes fixed . an MOT certificate Petrol stations, garages and repair shopsExams, tests and exercises MOT     verb [T] (MOTing, MOT'd, MOT'd) I want to get/have the car MOT'd before we drive to France.Petrol stations, garages and repair shopsExams, tests and exercises
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